Help Finding the Right Gamepad

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Sep 17, 2009
  1. Svorax
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    OK, so I would like some help with this. I'm looking for a good gamepad with one thing in specific. I want the buttons to function exactly like they do on SP and DS. I think you all know exactly what I mean. [​IMG] I really find the buttons to work really well for me and would like a gamepad like them when emulating SNES and whatnot (would also prefer it to be USB, but that's given, right?). The problem is, I don't have any idea where I would find something like this. Does any one know of a gamepad like that? Couldn't I theoretically make one with a used SP? Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    On a side note, I think it's quite obvious I don't want an overly advance gamepad with analog sticks and all that jazz -- just a simple one for SNES and NES and, hell, even GBA.
     
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    do you have a PSP that can run homebrew?
    try this

    or if you have a ps2/ps1 pad
    this
    or
    or a snes pad
    this

    i don't know how good the sites are
    but it up to you to look

    you can do this,, using google
    "system controller you would like to use" PC adapter
    ie: Snes controller PC adapter
     
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    Logitech makes a Gamepad that's pretty much a PS1 Controller (pre-analog) that works perfectly for SNES and GBA emulation. I use one with my laptop, because they yell at you if you try to use a wireless one on an airplane.

    Just Search for "Logitech Precision Gamepad" and you'll find it. It's translucent blue, so look for that.
     
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    +1 on PS2 USB adapter

    if you have a 360 controller you could also just hook that up or if its wireless you have to buy a $20 wireless USB adapter
     
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    http://twurl.nl/ugtl8m

    ^ebay auction might end before you see it. Just type "SNES controller USB" on the search box
     
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    The ps2 controller makes a great pc gamepad. The 360 one would too but the d-pad is unacceptable.
     
  8. Svorax
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    I don't think anyone quite got what I was asking...

    Let me emphasize:

    I'm look for a gamepad that works much like the buttons on a DS. They have a sharp clickiness that I prefer to use over softer buttons like you would see on a 360 controller, for example. And yes, as a matter of fact, I did just qoute myself.

    On the other hand, I had never considered actually using my DS itself as a gamepad. I'll try out JoyDS and see how it works for me.
     

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